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Win a Year of Dates!
Help us spread the love this season by showing us what you LOVE about Howard County in our Lovely photo contest. You could be entered to win a year of dates!
Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring!
Gear up for warm weather during Mardi Gras and St. Paddy’s Day at great restaurants. Keep the celebration going with live music, chilli cook offs, beer dinners, and more.
The War of 1812
Celebrate the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Have British-inspired fun and feasting and discover artifacts from the war. Glimpse into the wild life of Joshua Barney, the hero of the War of 1812 who had roots in Howard County.
The Howard County Welcome Center
Come enjoy our renovated space in the Ellicott City Historic District. Take a break in the lounge area, research Howard County attractions, learn about our history from informational panels, and discover where to eat, stay, shop, and play through our informational brochures.
Visitors & Residents Guide Available
The award-winning Official guide to Shopping, Dining, Lodging, Sight-seeing, Living and Discovering Howard County, Where Maryland Comes Together!